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35 Bible Verses about Cherubim

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Ezekiel 10:14

Each had four faces. The first one was the face of a cherub, the second the face of a man, the third the face of a lion, and the fourth the face of an eagle.

Ezekiel 28:14

"You were the anointed cherub; having been set in place on the holy mountain of God, you walked in the midst of fiery stones.

Ezekiel 10:9

As I continued to watch, I observed four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside each cherub. The wheels resembled beryl stone.

Genesis 3:24

After he had expelled the man, the LORD God placed winged angels at the eastern end of the garden of Eden, along with a fiery, turning sword, to prevent access to the tree of life.

Psalm 18:10

He rode upon a cherub and flew; he soared upon the wings of the wind.

Isaiah 6:2

The seraphim stood above him. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he was flying.

Exodus 25:20

The cherubim are to spread their wings upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim is to be turned toward the Mercy Seat.

Ezekiel 1:6

except that they each had four faces, four pairs of wings,

Ezekiel 10:5

The sound of the wings of the cherubim, reminiscent of the voice of the Sovereign God when he speaks, could be heard as far as the outer court.

Ezekiel 10:12

Their entire bodies, backs, hands, and wings were filled with eyes around, including each of their four wheels.

Exodus 25:18

You are to make two cherubim of gold; you are to make them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat.

Hebrews 9:5

Above it were the cherubim of glory overshadowing the place of atonement. (We cannot discuss these things in detail now.)

Ezekiel 10:15

The cherubim arose. These were the same beings that I had seen at the Chebar River.

Ezekiel 10:8

There appeared to be human hands under the wings of the cherubim.

Ezekiel 10:18

Then the glory of the LORD moved away from the threshold of the Temple and stood over the cherubim.

Exodus 25:19

Place one cherub at one end and one cherub at the other end. You are to make the cherubim at the two ends of the Mercy Seat, and of one piece with it.

1 Kings 8:7

The wings of the cherubim spread over the resting place for the ark, so that the cherubim made a covering over the ark and its poles when viewed from above.

2 Chronicles 3:11

The wingspan of the cherubim was 20 cubits; the wing of one, five cubits long, touched the wall of the Temple, and its other wing, five cubits long, touched the wing of the other cherub.

Ezekiel 10:2

The LORD spoke to the man who was clothed in white linen, telling him, "Go between the whirling wheels, under the cherubim, and fill your hands with burning coals from among the cherubim. Then scatter them over the city." So he entered as I watched.

Ezekiel 10:16

When the cherubim moved, the wheels went alongside them. But when the cherubim started to ascend, beating their wings to rise above the earth, the wheels beside them didn't turn.

Ezekiel 11:22

Then the cherubim arose, with their wheels alongside, and the glory of Israel's God remained above and over them.

Exodus 37:9

The cherubim had their wings spread upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim were turned toward the Mercy Seat.

Ezekiel 9:3

Then the glory that is Israel's God arose from the cherubim on which he had been seated and settled on the threshold of the Temple. He called out to the man dressed in linen who wore the writing case at his side.

Ezekiel 10:4

The glory of the LORD rose above the cherub and moved to the threshold of the Temple. A cloud filled the Temple and the court was filled with the brilliance of the LORD's glory.

Revelation 4:8

Each of the four living creatures had six wings and were full of eyes inside and out. Without stopping day or night they were saying, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, who is, and who is coming."

Exodus 26:31

"You are to make a curtain of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. You are to make it with cherubim skillfully worked into it.

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Cherubim » Images of

Numbers 7:89

When Moses entered the Tent of Meeting to speak with the L ORD, he heard a voice speaking to him above the Mercy Seat over the Ark of the Testimony. He spoke to him from between the two cherubim.

Exodus 25:18

You are to make two cherubim of gold; you are to make them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat.

1 Kings 6:35

Solomon also inlaid the doors with cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers. He overlaid them with gold that was carefully applied on the engraved work.

Exodus 37:9

The cherubim had their wings spread upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim were turned toward the Mercy Seat.

1 Samuel 4:4

So the people sent word to Shiloh and took away from there the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, who sits above the cherubim.

Cherubim » The glory of God exhibited upon

Ezekiel 1:22

There was spread out over the heads of the living beings what looked like a canopy, in outward appearance resembling ice,

Ezekiel 1:26-28

From above the canopy that was spread out over their heads, there appeared to be something reminiscent of a throne, resembling sapphire in form. There was the likeness of the appearance of a human being seated on the likeness of the throne high above. I noticed that from what appeared to look like his waist upward there was something that looked like metal that glowed as if it were immersed in fire. Below this there was something resembling fire, with a radiant light surrounding him. The appearance of the radiant light resembled that of a rainbow shining in a cloud on a rainy day. This was what the appearance of the form of the glory of the LORD resembled. When I saw all of this, I fell flat on my face. Then I heard a voice speaking.

Ezekiel 10:4

The glory of the LORD rose above the cherub and moved to the threshold of the Temple. A cloud filled the Temple and the court was filled with the brilliance of the LORD's glory.

Ezekiel 10:18

Then the glory of the LORD moved away from the threshold of the Temple and stood over the cherubim.

Ezekiel 10:20

These were the living beings that I had seen under the God of Israel on the bank of the Chebar River. I knew that they were cherubim.

Cherubim » Angelic

Genesis 3:24

After he had expelled the man, the LORD God placed winged angels at the eastern end of the garden of Eden, along with a fiery, turning sword, to prevent access to the tree of life.

Ezekiel 10:20

These were the living beings that I had seen under the God of Israel on the bank of the Chebar River. I knew that they were cherubim.

Ezekiel 10:5

The sound of the wings of the cherubim, reminiscent of the voice of the Sovereign God when he speaks, could be heard as far as the outer court.

Ezekiel 11:22

Then the cherubim arose, with their wheels alongside, and the glory of Israel's God remained above and over them.

Cherubim » Of gold » God's presence manifested between

2 Samuel 6:2

Then David and all the people with him set out from Baal-judah to bring up from there the Ark of God, who is called the Name, the name of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, and who is enthroned on the cherubim.

Psalm 99:1

The LORD reigns let people tremble; he is seated above the cherubim let the earth quake.

2 Kings 19:15

Then Hezekiah prayed in the presence of the LORD, "LORD God of Israel! You live between the cherubim! You alone are the God of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have fashioned the heavens and the earth.

Cherubim » Of gold » Placed over the ark of the covenant

1 Samuel 4:4

So the people sent word to Shiloh and took away from there the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, who sits above the cherubim.

1 Kings 8:6-7

After this, the priests brought the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD to the place prepared for it, into the inner sanctuary of the Temple, under the wings of the cherubim in the Most Holy Place. The wings of the cherubim spread over the resting place for the ark, so that the cherubim made a covering over the ark and its poles when viewed from above.

2 Chronicles 5:7-8

The priests transported the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD to the place created for it within the inner sanctuary of the Temple, into the Most Holy Place under the wings of the cherubim. The wings of the cherubim extended over where the ark and its carrying poles had been placed,

Cherubim » Engaged in accomplishing the purposes of God

Ezekiel 1:15

As I observed the living beings, I noticed one wheel on the earth beside each being that is, for the four of them.

Ezekiel 10:9-11

As I continued to watch, I observed four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside each cherub. The wheels resembled beryl stone. In appearance, the four wheels looked like they consisted of a wheel within a wheel. Whenever they moved, they proceeded without turning around as they moved, but they followed in the direction where their head was facing, without looking around as they moved.

Ezekiel 10:16-17

When the cherubim moved, the wheels went alongside them. But when the cherubim started to ascend, beating their wings to rise above the earth, the wheels beside them didn't turn. When they stood still, the wheels stood still. When they rose up, the wheels rose up, too, because they were alive.

Cherubim » The ark of the covenant rested beneath the wings of

Hebrews 9:5

Above it were the cherubim of glory overshadowing the place of atonement. (We cannot discuss these things in detail now.)

1 Kings 8:6-7

After this, the priests brought the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD to the place prepared for it, into the inner sanctuary of the Temple, under the wings of the cherubim in the Most Holy Place. The wings of the cherubim spread over the resting place for the ark, so that the cherubim made a covering over the ark and its poles when viewed from above.

2 Chronicles 5:7-8

The priests transported the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD to the place created for it within the inner sanctuary of the Temple, into the Most Holy Place under the wings of the cherubim. The wings of the cherubim extended over where the ark and its carrying poles had been placed,

Cherubim » Riding on, illustrative of majesty and power of God

2 Samuel 22:11

He rode on a cherub and flew, soaring on the wings of the wind!

Psalm 18:10

He rode upon a cherub and flew; he soared upon the wings of the wind.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Bases of brazen lavers

1 Kings 7:29

and on the borders between the cross-pieces were lions, oxen, and cherubim. A pedestal was placed above the cross-pieces, and beneath the lions and oxen there were wreaths hanging down.

1 Kings 7:36

Hiram engraved ornamental cherubim, lions, and palm trees on the surfaces of the supports and frames wherever there was space to do so, and encircled the artwork with wreaths.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Doors of the temple

1 Kings 6:32

He installed two doors made of olive wood, inlaying them with carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers, and overlaying them with gold. Then he added more gold to cover the cherubim and palm trees.

1 Kings 6:35

Solomon also inlaid the doors with cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers. He overlaid them with gold that was carefully applied on the engraved work.

Cherubim » Of gold » The oracles or answers of God delivered from between

Numbers 7:89

When Moses entered the Tent of Meeting to speak with the L ORD, he heard a voice speaking to him above the Mercy Seat over the Ark of the Testimony. He spoke to him from between the two cherubim.

Cherubim » Sound of their wings was as the voice of God

Ezekiel 10:5

The sound of the wings of the cherubim, reminiscent of the voice of the Sovereign God when he speaks, could be heard as far as the outer court.

Ezekiel 1:24

I also heard the sound of their wings, like the sound of roaring water, like the voice of the Almighty, or like a boisterous crowd within an army camp. Whenever they stopped flying, they lowered their wings.

Cherubim » Animated by the spirit of God

Ezekiel 1:12

Each moved in straight directions. Wherever they decided to go, they went without turning themselves.

Ezekiel 1:20

Whatever direction these spirits went, the wheels would be lifted up along with them, because the wheels were alive.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Curtains of the tabernacle

Exodus 26:1

"You are to make the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen and with blue, purple, and scarlet material. You are to make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them.

Exodus 26:31

"You are to make a curtain of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. You are to make it with cherubim skillfully worked into it.

Cherubim » In the temple

1 Kings 6:23-29

Inside the inner sanctuary Solomon placed two cherubim crafted from olive wood, each ten cubits high. Each wing of one cherub was five cubits long, and each wing of the other cherub was five cubits long, so that the distance from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing was ten cubits. Each cherub was ten cubits high, and both were of the same size and shape, read more.
the height of one cherub being ten cubits, as was the height of the other. Solomon placed the cherubim in the middle of the inner sanctuary, with their wings spread in such a way that the wing of one was touching the one wall and the opposite wing of the other cherub was touching the opposite wall. Furthermore, their wings in the center of the wall were touching each other wing-to-wing. Each cherub was overlaid with gold. Solomon also inlaid all the inner walls of the Temple both the inner and outer sanctuaries with carved engravings of cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers.

2 Chronicles 3:10-13

He crafted two cherubim from wood, overlaid them with gold, and placed them in the Most Holy Place in the Temple. The wingspan of the cherubim was 20 cubits; the wing of one, five cubits long, touched the wall of the Temple, and its other wing, five cubits long, touched the wing of the other cherub. The wing of the other cherub, five cubits long, touched the opposite wall of the Temple and its other wing, five cubits long, touched the wing of the first cherub. read more.
The wings of these cherubim extended for 20 cubits as they stood on their feet and faced the front of the Temple.

Cherubim » Figures of » On the walls

1 Kings 6:29-35

Solomon also inlaid all the inner walls of the Temple both the inner and outer sanctuaries with carved engravings of cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers. He also overlaid the floor of the Temple with gold in both the inner and outer sanctuaries. Solomon also provided doors, lintels, and five-sided doorposts for the entrance to the inner sanctuary. read more.
He installed two doors made of olive wood, inlaying them with carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers, and overlaying them with gold. Then he added more gold to cover the cherubim and palm trees. Solomon also provided four-sided doorposts made of cypress wood for the entrance to the outer sanctuary, along with two doors of cypress wood, one door of which had two leaves that turned on hinges, as did the other door, which also had two leaves that turned on hinges. Solomon also inlaid the doors with cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers. He overlaid them with gold that was carefully applied on the engraved work.

2 Chronicles 3:7

The Temple was overlaid with gold, including the beams, thresholds, walls, and doors. Cherubim were engraved on the walls.

Cherubim » In the tabernacle

Exodus 25:18-20

You are to make two cherubim of gold; you are to make them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat. Place one cherub at one end and one cherub at the other end. You are to make the cherubim at the two ends of the Mercy Seat, and of one piece with it. The cherubim are to spread their wings upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim is to be turned toward the Mercy Seat.

Exodus 37:7-9

He made two cherubim of gold; he made them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat. One cherub was at one end and one cherub at the other end. He made the cherubim at the two ends of the Mercy Seat and of one piece with it. The cherubim had their wings spread upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim were turned toward the Mercy Seat.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Vail of the temple

2 Chronicles 3:14

He constructed the veil from blue, purple, crimson, and fine linen, embroidering cherubim on it.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Walls of the temple

2 Chronicles 3:7

The Temple was overlaid with gold, including the beams, thresholds, walls, and doors. Cherubim were engraved on the walls.

Cherubim » Figures of, embroidered » And on the curtain

Exodus 26:31

"You are to make a curtain of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. You are to make it with cherubim skillfully worked into it.

Exodus 36:35

He made a curtain of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. He made it with cherubim skillfully worked into it.

Cherubim » Of gold » Formed out of, and at each end of the mercy seat

Exodus 25:18-20

You are to make two cherubim of gold; you are to make them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat. Place one cherub at one end and one cherub at the other end. You are to make the cherubim at the two ends of the Mercy Seat, and of one piece with it. The cherubim are to spread their wings upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim is to be turned toward the Mercy Seat.

Cherubim » In ezekiel's vision of the temple

Ezekiel 41:18-20

There were carved cherubim and palm trees, alternating with a palm tree between a cherub, and each cherub had two faces, with a human face looking toward the palm tree on one side and a young lion's face looking toward the palm tree on the other side. These carvings extended all the way around the Temple, from the ground to above the doorway, as well as on the walls of the main sanctuary.

Ezekiel 41:25

The doors of the nave had carvings engraved on them, consisting of cherubim and palm trees identical to those on the walls. The front of the exterior porch was equipped with a wooden threshold.

Cherubim » Figures of, embroidered » On the walls of the tabernacle

Exodus 26:1

"You are to make the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen and with blue, purple, and scarlet material. You are to make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them.

Exodus 36:8

All the skilled craftsmen among the workers made the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen, blue, purple, and scarlet material. He made them with cherubim skillfully worked into them.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Vail of the tabernacle

Exodus 26:31

"You are to make a curtain of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. You are to make it with cherubim skillfully worked into it.

Cherubim » Placed at the entrance of eden

Genesis 3:24

After he had expelled the man, the LORD God placed winged angels at the eastern end of the garden of Eden, along with a fiery, turning sword, to prevent access to the tree of life.

Cherubim » Form and appearance of » Eze 1:5-11

Cherubim » Figures of » On the lavers

1 Kings 7:29

and on the borders between the cross-pieces were lions, oxen, and cherubim. A pedestal was placed above the cross-pieces, and beneath the lions and oxen there were wreaths hanging down.

1 Kings 7:36

Hiram engraved ornamental cherubim, lions, and palm trees on the surfaces of the supports and frames wherever there was space to do so, and encircled the artwork with wreaths.

Cherubim » Called the cherubim of glory

Hebrews 9:5

Above it were the cherubim of glory overshadowing the place of atonement. (We cannot discuss these things in detail now.)

Cherubim » Figurative

Ezekiel 14:16

then even though these three men were in it, as I live," says the Lord GOD, "they wouldn't be able to deliver even their sons or daughters. They would only save themselves, but the land would become desolate.

Cherubim » Symbolical

Cherubim » Figures of » On the curtain

2 Chronicles 3:14

He constructed the veil from blue, purple, crimson, and fine linen, embroidering cherubim on it.

Cherubim » Eastward of the garden of eden

Genesis 3:24

After he had expelled the man, the LORD God placed winged angels at the eastern end of the garden of Eden, along with a fiery, turning sword, to prevent access to the tree of life.

Holy of holies » Contained » Cherubim

Exodus 25:18-22

You are to make two cherubim of gold; you are to make them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat. Place one cherub at one end and one cherub at the other end. You are to make the cherubim at the two ends of the Mercy Seat, and of one piece with it. The cherubim are to spread their wings upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim is to be turned toward the Mercy Seat. read more.
You are to put the Mercy Seat on top of the ark, and put the Testimony that I'll give you into the ark. I'll meet with you there, and I'll tell you all my commandments for the Israelis from above the Mercy Seat, from between the two cherubim that are on the Ark of the Testimony."

1 Kings 6:23-28

Inside the inner sanctuary Solomon placed two cherubim crafted from olive wood, each ten cubits high. Each wing of one cherub was five cubits long, and each wing of the other cherub was five cubits long, so that the distance from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing was ten cubits. Each cherub was ten cubits high, and both were of the same size and shape, read more.
the height of one cherub being ten cubits, as was the height of the other. Solomon placed the cherubim in the middle of the inner sanctuary, with their wings spread in such a way that the wing of one was touching the one wall and the opposite wing of the other cherub was touching the opposite wall. Furthermore, their wings in the center of the wall were touching each other wing-to-wing. Each cherub was overlaid with gold.

Topics on Cherubim

Cherubim Depicted

2;25;18

You are to make two cherubim of gold; you are to make them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat.

Cherubim, As Decorations

2;26;1

"You are to make the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen and with blue, purple, and scarlet material. You are to make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them.

Cherubim, At God's Throne

9;4;4

So the people sent word to Shiloh and took away from there the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, who sits above the cherubim.

Cherubim, Description of

26;1;4-14

I was amazed to see a wind storm blow in from the north, consisting of a massive cloud and fire that was flashing back and forth, surrounded by bright light. From deep within the cloud, something was shining that appeared to have a color like bronze that had been placed in fire until it glowed.

Cherubim, Functions Of

1;3;22-24

Later, the LORD God said, "Look! The man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, so he won't reach out, also take from the tree of life, eat, and then live forever "

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